New museum at Petra

This item appears on page 4 of the October 2019 issue.

The Petra Museum, located at the entrance to the historical city of Petra in Jordan, opened on April 18. Including interactive displays and videos in English, it exhibits nearly 300 artifacts — from the Stone Age to the Roman period — that were found at the site. Open daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

A pass for the Petra Archaeological Park ( costs JOD50 (near $71) for one day, JOD55 for two days or JOD60 for three.